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Bani Hasan (bäˈnē häsänˈ), village, E central Egypt, on the Nile near Al Minya. There are 39 tombs, carved out of solid rock in the XII dynasty of ancient Egypt. The name is also spelled Beni Hasan.
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a village in central Egypt, on the Nile, with cliff-cut tombs dating from 2000 bc
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